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By: Kurt Fuchs, Government Affairs Officer An important regulatory issue that has been facing Maryland’s agricultural community for several years may soon be resolved thanks to recent efforts by the Hogan Administration.  In the first several hours following his inauguration, Governor Larry Hogan rescinded the previous administration’s Phosphorus Management Tool (PMT) regulations pledging to bring. Read More »

MidAtlantic Farm Credit crop insurance manager Kathi Levan reminds area farmers that the sales closing date for corn, soybeans, and other spring crops is Monday, March 16.   As this date approaches, Levan urges farmers to contact their crop insurance representative to discuss their coverage. “There are many new options this year and producers are. Read More »

When it comes to starting your own operation, experience in your field is priceless. Community organizations, FFA and 4-H, do just that. Farm Credit is proud to have the opportunity to sponsor many events and fundraisers for these groups that grow tomorrow’s ag leaders, and that’s why the next issue of our Leader Magazine is. Read More »

MidAtlantic Farm Credit announced the distribution of approximately $10 million cash to its customers this month. The monies are from the revolvement of nonqualified allocated surplus (NQAS) issued in 2006. This is the first profit distribution in 2015 for the association: Over the course of 2014, MidAtlantic Farm Credit distributed a total of over $33.7. Read More »

We know how busy life is, that’s why we provide many services to help make our customer’s lives easier. AccountAccess is one service that allows you to do so much more!  Here are the top 5 reasons you should enroll in AccountAccess today:   1. View Account Information Anytime AccountAccess allows you to view your. Read More »

MidAtlantic Farm Credit recently announced the hiring of Eric Woodland as a loan officer trainee, based in the company’s Dover, Delaware office. Woodland will report directly to Martin Desmond, area manager for MidAtlantic Farm Credit.   Woodland was a sales and lending intern with MidAtlantic Farm Credit from June through December 2014. “Eric was able. Read More »

In a world where an increasing demand for higher education has pressured young scholars into taking on massive amounts of debt, we have to be on the lookout for any type of aid that will help make our lives (and financial situations) a little bit easier. According to College Board, average tuition and boarding prices are. Read More »

We look forward to the New Year as a time to make changes for the better and to turn a new page in our book of life. We make promises to eat healthier, manage our finances better and work even harder for that promotion at work, but the best part about making a New Year’s. Read More »

Whether you farm and sell your produce traditionally or you run a Community Supported Agriculture operation (CSA), starting a farm blog can be a great investment for your business. In a world where technology has spread to the nooks and crannies of even the most unreachable places, people are more information-thirsty than they have ever been.. Read More »

How to Keep your Greenhouse in tip-top shape Greenhouses can be an excellent addition to any agriculture operation; not only do they have the ability to extend the growing season, but they also make it possible to grow produce that wouldn’t typically thrive in your area. Depending on the style and structure you chose for. Read More »